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Electrical permits are required for the following:
Installation of new electrical service, service upgrades, or relocations
Installation of electric wiring and equipment within or on a building, or on other premises, such as:
Electrical permit fees are based on:
Size of the service
Number of circuits, receptacles and switches, light fixtures
Size of motor
Each of the above items has an assigned cost. Depending on the situation, permit fees may be assessed on a square-footage basis.
For further information on electrical permits and fee information, please call the Building Division at (650) 522-7172.
Express Building Permits